Definition of wincher in US English:

wincher

noun

  • See winch

    • ‘Wire rope is still the best choice for some winchers.’
    • ‘I used a set of winchers for over 10 years.’
    • ‘Lastly, on Gitana X, Alex Marmorat is devoting himself to the construction of his Mini Transat, so Arnaud de Boringer is to replace him as wincher.’
    • ‘I find the wincher a complete inconvenience as a sheet winch, but as a halyard winch it's somewhat functional.’
    • ‘I'm trying to order a couple of sets of winchers and can't seem to find anyone who has them.’